Rugosochonetes californicus Watkins 1974 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Full reference: R. Watkins. 1974. Carboniferous Brachiopods from Northern California. Journal of Paleontology 48(2):304-325

Belongs to Rugosochonetes according to R. Watkins 1974

Sister taxa: Rugosochonetes burlingtonensis, Rugosochonetes hardensis, Rugosochonetes kansuensis, Nix angulata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pennsylvanian of United States (2: California collections)

• Carboniferous of Egypt (1), United States (10: California)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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